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1 person killed and 5 injured as SF crash delays traffic on Hwy. 101

The driver of a dump truck was killed after it rolled over in a collision with a Muni bus during the evening commute Friday near San Francisco General Hospital, authorities said. The collision occurred just before 4 p.m. on southbound Interstate 101, near the Vermont Street off-ramp just behind San Francisco General Hospital, said Lt. Show More Summary

Molecular pathway offers treatment targets for pulmonary fibrosis, related conditions

(Massachusetts General Hospital) A study led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital and University Health Network in Toronto has identified a molecular pathway that appears to be critical to the development of fibrosis -- scarring and excessive tissue deposition that result from abnormal healing responses and can compromise the function of vital organs.

Manganese-based MRI contrast agent may be safer alternative to gadolinium-based agents

(Massachusetts General Hospital) A team of Massachusetts General Hospital researchers has developed a manganese-based magnetic resonance imaging contrast agent, a potential alternative to gadolinium-based agents, which carry significant health risks for some patients

Cries are no match for nurse known as 'the baby whisperer'

PARK RIDGE, Ill (WGN) -- The name tag on his scrubs says Bill Nelson, but to all the nurses who work on that floor at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, he is known as "the baby whisperer." Read more| Linking Blogs | Comments

Autoimmunity may underlie newly discovered painful nerve-damage disorder

(Massachusetts General Hospital) An analysis of the medical records of patients treated at Massachusetts General Hospital for an often-mysterious condition involving damage to small nerve fibers supports the hypothesis that some cases are caused by autoimmune disease and also identifies the first effective treatment option.

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Dr. Joy Hataley, an Ontario physician, says she was stunned when she referred one of her patients to a neurologist at Kingston General Hospital and was told it would be 4.5 years before the patient could get an appointment. She was told if that was unacceptable she could send the patient to a neurologist in another city.

Almost half of those who resolve a problem with drugs or alcohol do so without assistance

(Massachusetts General Hospital) A study from the Recovery Research Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital has estimated, for the first time, the number of Americans who have overcome serious problems with the use of alcohol or other drugs.

Mature B lymphocytes accelerate the healing of diabetic ulcers, other skin injuries

(Massachusetts General Hospital) A Massachusetts General Hospital research team has found a surprising potential solution to a persistent clinical problem -- the healing of chronic wounds. The researchers report that application of mature...Show More Summary

New equipment for Guanajuato hospital

The governor of Guanajuato celebrated Doctors’ Day yesterday with a tour of specialized new medical equipment installed this year at the General Hospital of Celaya. Miguel Márquez Márquez said the FULL STORY The post New equipment for Guanajuato hospital appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Symptom burden may increase hospital length of stay, readmission risk in advanced cancer

(Massachusetts General Hospital) Hospitalized patients with advanced cancer who report more intense and numerous physical and psychological symptoms appear to be at risk for longer hospital stays and unplanned hospital readmissions.

Review study finds limited data on medical cannabis use in children

(Massachusetts General Hospital) A systematic review of published studies on the use of medical cannabis in children and adolescents finds a notable lack of studies and a minimal number of the randomized, controlled trials needed to confirm the effectiveness of a treatment.

One step closer toward a treatment for Alzheimer's disease?

(Massachusetts General Hospital) Scientists at the Massachusetts General Hospital, in collaboration with colleagues at the University California, San Diego, have characterized a new class of drugs as potential therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease and discovered a piece in the puzzle of how they would work.

Gene transcription in virus-specific CD8 T cells differentiates chronic from resolving HCV

(Massachusetts General Hospital) Massachusetts General Hospital investigators have identified differences in gene transcription within key immune cells that may distinguish those individuals infected with the hepatitis C virus who develop chronic infection from those whose immune systems successfully clear the virus.

Mass. General team develops iPhone app to screen for postpartum depression

(Massachusetts General Hospital) Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital's Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women's Mental Health have developed the MGH Perinatal Depression Scale, a free iPhone application designed to refine how women around the world are screened for postpartum depression

BrainStorm enrolls first patients in advanced ALS stem cell trial

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics said the first patients have been enrolled in a late-stage trial of its treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at Massachusetts General Hospital and UC Irvine Medical Center in California.

Mass. General team creates functional, stem-cell-derived small bowel segments

(Massachusetts General Hospital) Using human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), a Massachusetts General Hospital research team has bioengineered functional small intestine segments that, when implanted into rats, were capable of deliver nutrients into the bloodstream.

Reported penicillin allergy appears to increase the risk of surgical site infections

(Massachusetts General Hospital) A study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators found that surgical patients believed to be allergic to penicillin were significantly more likely to develop surgical site infections than were patients with no documented allergy, a difference totally attributable to the alternative antibiotics used to prevent such infections.

Kurt Weill’s Rose has died, aged 94

Anne Jeffreys, who sang Rose Maurrant in the January 1947 Broadway premiere of Weill’s Street Scene, has died at a great age. She went on to become a fixture in the 1980s TV soap opera“General Hospital”.      

Coming a step closer to understanding how gastric bypass works

(Massachusetts General Hospital) A study by a team of researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Engineering in Medicine (MGH-CEM) and Shriners Hospital for Children has made a technological advancement toward accelerating the discovery of drug targets for obesity, type II diabetes and other metabolic diseases.

'General Hospital' producer puts Bel-Air estate up for lease or sale

Shelley Curtis, producer of such daytime TV shows as “Days of Our Lives” and “General Hospital,” and her husband, cardiologist Frank Litvack, have listed their estate in Bel-Air for lease at $59,000 a month. Alternatively, the home is available for purchase with a list price of $32.5 million. Set...

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